Tag Archives: Shabbos

B’Ha’alosicha 5773: A Flash of Light

Taste of Talmud There are some actions that we are required to do which are a Mitzvah, some are an Obligation, some a Good Idea, some a Custom, and others which are merely Permissible.  Where does the act of  lighting … Continue reading

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Parashas Re’eh

Download Re’eh PDF Eating Within our Means Taste of Talmud “When Hashem your G-d will broaden your boundaries… and you say, ‘let us eat meat;’ you shall slaughter from your cattle and from your sheep… kaasher tziveesicha, as I have … Continue reading

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Parashas Masei

Download Masei PDF Are Boundaries Good Things? Taste of Talmud “No man shall go out from his place on the seventh day” (Exodus 16:29).  From here we learn the concept of having a “Techum Shabbos” (a Shabbos boundary).  There are … Continue reading

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Parashas Vayakhel

Download Vayakhel PDF The Best Fire Insurance Taste of Talmud The Rif, an acronym for Rabbi Yitzchak Alfasi, was one of the first of the Rishonim to compile a Halachic compendium based on the teachings of the Talmud.  In the … Continue reading

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Parashas Ki Sisa

Download Ki Sisa PDF The Sanctity of Shabbos Taste of Talmud Why does the Mishna list 39 different categories of creative activities that are prohibited on Shabbos? It would seem that the number could be less since there is an … Continue reading

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